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Manuscript papers and fragments, Written in the 17th-19th century

MS. Savile 101
Held at the Weston Library

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Manuscript papers and fragments, lately bound: among them are:

  1. Notes of arrangements about the use of the Schools (2nd half of the 17th cent.: fol. 1)
  2. Lists of Savile volumes, etc. (fols. 3, 11, 17-22, 26, 70)
  3. Receipt by George Edwards for money for engraving 315 diagrams of Euclid, June 10, 1675 (fol. 10)
  4. List of dr. John Wallis's books given by his son to the Savilian library in about A.D. 1705 (fol. 11)
  5. Proposals by Leonard Lichfield for a new edition of Oughtred's Clavis Mathematica, 1692 (fol. 14, cf. 15)
  6. A scribbled 18th cent. leaf bearing Matth. i. 18-21, etc. in Syriac (fol. 23)
  7. A treatise on Arithmetical Series of about A.D. 1840 (fol. 33)

Additions: fols. 71-94 notes in Latin on some geometrical work, written late in the 17th cent.: found loose in the Savile collection, Oct. 1913.


  • Creation: Written in the 17th-19th century


72 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Savile 101

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26169

Physical Facet

On paper


13 5/8 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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